Hooked on Words 4+

Plasmaworks LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 4.3 • 993 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



“5 out of 5” – Appolicious
“5 out of 5” – FanAppic
“9.5 out of 10” – iPhoneGlance
“8.5 out of 10” – WebAppRater
“4.5 out of 5” – AppsThunder
“4 out of 5” – AppsMirror
“4 out of 5” – Apps4Review
“4 out of 5” – Game400

One of the most comprehensive word games on the App Store just got even better with an all new single player extended mode, updated visuals and several other major enhancements. Download today and join the nearly 2 million players who have already experienced Hooked on Words.

Master the game’s 5 unique single player modes and then when ready challenge friends and family in the addicting multiplayer mode as you see who can form the longest words, earn the most bonus tiles and score the most points.

Easy to play but hard to master you’ll have endless hours of fun whether you want to compete with friends or have a relaxing time by yourself. Download today and get hooked on word games once more.

Key Features

•5 Unique single player modes
•Multiplayer with Facebook support
•Universal App
•Single player iCloud saving to continue playing across all your devices
•Track single player stats across all 5 modes
•Game Center leaderboards and achievements

Exciting Multiplayer Mode: Players will get 2 minutes to find as many words as possible and also earn bonus tiles that will increase their scores. Put your money where your mouth is with the all new Token system. Earning tokens is fun and easy, just win against your friends to earn more! Also, check out the all new Word Shop for different ways to get more tokens!
All New Extended Mode: Reach each new level based on a set number of moves per level.

Standard Mode: Play at your own pace as you strategize to create bigger words and earn bonus tiles.

Timed Mode: Players get 2 minutes and an endless supply of letter tiles to form as many words as possible.

Collapse Mode: Try and clear the board of letters before new ones fall into place. Form bigger words that will give you bonuses to clear more letters.

Blitz Mode: A static 6 x 7 board where letters don’t change and players have 2 minutes to find as many words as possible. Be sure to make as many bonus letters as possible to make those scores skyrocket!

Expert Mode: Players get an endless supply of letter tiles to form as many words as possible. Advance to the next level by scoring enough points to fill the bar. Difficulty increased with each level, this mode is aimed at our expert players. Will you accept the challenge?

Please note: Multiplayer mode will not run on iPad 1st Generation

What’s New

Version 3.2.5

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

- Fixes for Facebook multiplayer integration

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
993 Ratings

993 Ratings

J with a J ,

Scoring and Opponents

I love the speed of this game, it’s been a favorite for a long time. You know there’s a ‘but’ coming, right? I don’t get how opponents are chosen in Multiplayer. I will see that I won a game, and in the results I have lost a very old game to someone. Also, there is one person, Sheila something, with the little kid in the profile picture, who must have a million games/scores in this app. She is pretty much the only person I get matched with. Is it just she and I playing? It would sure be nice to have some variety, and maybe not lose loads of games 100,000 to 10 (I’m exaggerating about the 10). I know, she’s excellent but could we have some variety please? I’ll go over to Words With Friends where the scoring makes sense and you can clearly see who you’re opponent is.

Riley gamer girl ,

Good for your brain 🧠

This game brings you to the challenge of recognizing words, looking hard enough, and enjoying being smarter.😋 (My GRANDMOTHER has this game and it definitely helped with her wordplay.)one minor problem, though. There are words you can write like DE and TE and OU. And they might be words, but it kinda decreases the challenge of trying to get REAL words. But otherwise, this game is totally 💯 % brain power FULL. I would recommend it to anyone who likes or is looking for a challenge.

Best Pop Pop ,

I'm done

With the crashing. Yes I was hooked. I got involved with the leaderboards. I got to number 2 (me) in standard and number 4 in expert mode. I actually should be number 1, and 2 and 3 ... every time I got there though, ask the letters lit up for a second and then the game was done. I was sent to the PLASMACORE screen. Even when I achieved a score which should have shown in the rankings, other than my number 2 ranking, it never showed. Assuming this is the case for everyone, the ranks are useless, inaccurate and misleading. Why bother? It's actually a good game as long as you are not hooked. Once you are hooked the crashing makes it frustrating.

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